Planning on tying the knot in a wedding venue in the South West? The beauty of the South West's landscapes, from the rolling hills of Somerset to the stunning Cornish coastline, make it a wedding photographer's paradise.
Choosing the right wedding photographer in the South West is key to receiving the wedding photographs of your dreams. Luckily for you, we've rounded up the 27 best wedding photographers in the South West to help you find your dream photographer for your wedding.
Each of these photographers is the recipient of a Hitched Wedding Award, which are based on real reviews from real customers.
- Best Wedding Photographers in Bristol
- Best Wedding Photographers in Cornwall
- Best Wedding Photographers in Devon
- Best Wedding Photographers in Dorset
- Best Wedding Photographers in Gloucestershire
- Best Wedding Photographers in Somerset
- Best Wedding Photographers in Wiltshire
Best Wedding Photographers in Bristol
1. Martin Dabek Photography - Bristol
Matin Dabek is a Bristol city-based photographer passionate about capturing all details of your day, both big and small. Martin provides a bespoke service, and will adapt his photography style to suit your personality and tastes. The result of this is that you wedding photographs will perfectly reflect you, your relationship and your unique love story.
No matter whether you want an engagement shoot or wedding portraits, Martin will be able to help you out. His most popular package includes 12 hours of coverage, a custom-made slideshow and professional editing on all your images.
From bold colours to black and white; from rustic country weddings to glamorous castle wedding venues, Martin will cater to your needs. He is also happy to travel throughout the UK and even further afield.
Martin's satisfied customers have left 24 five star reviews on his Hitched listing, one of which says, "Martin made everyone feel comfortable and is just a genius behind the lense. Martin had never shot at our venues before but he has such an eye and produced the most beautiful photos for us- stunning and candid all rolled into one.
"If you're thinking of booking with Martin, just do it - you won't regret it!"
Martin was delighted to receive a Hitched Wedding Award, saying, "Winning this Hitched award means so much to me and my business! There are so many amazing photographers in the area, and to be chosen for this award is fantastic. I would like to thank all the couples who left me such kind and heartfelt reviews after their weddings.
"Thank you for your trust and for making my job such a joy!"
2. Emerald Photo UK - Bristol
Eszter, otherwise known as Emerald Photo UK, is an accomplished photographer who captures eye-catching images that will remind couples of happy memories for years to come. She operates across Bristol, Somerset and Cardiff, and documents both candid and choreographed wedding moments.
Emerald Photo UK's comprehensive wedding photography bundle offers features such as whole-day coverage, a private online gallery and full-resolution digital files. Couples can expect to receive their spectacular snaps just four weeks after their wedding day!
Happy Hitched users have left six five star reviews on Emerald Photo UK's Hitched listing. One newlywed commented, "We booked Eszter for our day back in October 2021 and never looked back. She was professional, polite and all of our guests loved her. She produced some incredible photos that we will treasure forever. I would highly recommend her services and can't thank her enough!"
After receiving her Hitched Wedding Award, Eszter said, "I found Hitched a year ago, and I’m grateful to be an award winner. Being a documentary wedding photographer is challenging, and it requires trust from your clients. An award like this can break the ice and will surely bring attention; getting seen by more people is a fundamental goal for photographers.
"Throughout my work others can experience how I see the world, and if they find it exciting or familiar, working together becomes naturally enjoyable."
3. Ivy & Pine Photography - Bristol
Ivy & Pine Photography is owned by Gina and Jack, two film-loving photographers who fell in love in the summer of 2017. Their editing style is inspired by film photography, with a focus on beautiful colours and textures. They enjoy creating timeless photographs that can be treasured by couples long after their wedding day.
Gina and Jack prioritise building a connection with each couple, which inevitably leads to better photographs that tell their love story. Capturing genuine emotions is their goal and they can service any type of weddings, from intimate weddings to destination weddings.
Ivy & Pine Photography has received nine five star reviews on their Hitched listing, with one client saying, "We are so pleased with our beautiful wedding photos. Jack and Gina captured such a wide range from the day. As well as the more formal group photos, they captured beautiful natural shots throughout the day which are so lovely to look back on.
"Jack and Gina were also so lovely to be around on the day and made us feel so comfortable. Thank you for everything!"
Jack and Gina were thrilled to receive a Hitched Wedding Award, saying, "We would like to say a huge thank you to everyone that has trusted us to photograph them in 2022. Without you, we wouldn’t be here.
"We love photographing weddings and it’s an absolute privilege to be invited into someone’s life and asked to capture such a special day. Being a part of that really does mean the world to us. Delivering photos to a happy couple is beyond rewarding. This is why we’re here"
Best Wedding Photographers in Cornwall
4. Rich Lawrence Photography - Cornwall
Award-winning wedding photographer Rich Lawrence is based near Liskeard, Cornwall. He uses a modern, contemporary style to capture the candid emotions of your wedding day, as well as taking some traditional portrait-style photographs.
Rich is available for celebrations in wedding venues in Devon and wedding venues in Cornwall. His bespoke service is tailored to every couple's unique tastes and wedding budget, and each of his wedding photography packages includes a USB drive of wedding images with full usage rights, as well as full-day coverage.
Satisfied newlyweds have left six glowing reviews on Rich's Hitched listing. One client said, "Due to delays out of our control, we had one week to get the wedding day ready. Rich was amazing - he worked quickly attending to our needs. I am vision impaired and Rich took the time to make every photo perfect.
"The photos are absolutely gorgeous! Rich was also very quick to get our photos to us. I would highly recommend Rich to help build your memories."
After receiving his Hitched Wedding Award, Rich said, "Firstly, I would like to thank the Hitched team for the award, it came out of the blue and was totally unexpected. I think it will really help me and have a big impact on my business - it has helped already.
"Also a big thank you has to go out to all my couples' wonderful feedback as well - it really shows how important it can be."
5. Oliver Harris Photography - Cornwall
Oliver Harris is a wedding photographer aiming to capture the full range of love and emotion of your wedding day. Oliver uses a combination of photojournalistic and artistic styles of wedding photography to capture the candid moments of the day, as well as modern takes on traditional posed wedding photography.
Oliver offers two unique wedding photography packages, both of which include a pre-wedding consultation to better understand your wedding vision, a USB drive of your high-resolution photographs, an online gallery and even some Polaroids!
Satisfied Hitched users have left 24 five star reviews on Oliver's Hitched listing, one of whom commented, "Oliver was utterly brilliant with us both in the planning and on the day. He helped us feel so relaxed and we were so grateful for all he did.
"He completely understood us and what we wanted, went the extra mile on the day, and produced fabulous photographic memories of our day for us. Thoroughly recommended!"
Oliver was delighted to receive a Hitched Wedding Award, saying, "It means so much to get positive feedback from industry experts. I think all creatives need that affirmation that they are doing an amazing job. We can all be critical of our own work in life, so to be praised for professional natural photography and being a great guy really moves me."
Best Wedding Photographers in Devon
6. Helen Chapman Photographer - Devon
Helen Chapman is a Honiton-based photographer who is available to photograph wedding ceremonies throughout Devon, Exter, Somerset, Cornwall and the surrounding areas. This experienced photographer has had her work featured in publications such as SLR Lounge, Wed Magazine, Your Devon & Cornwall Wedding, and has won numerous awards.
Helen's ultimate goal is to provide outstanding professional unique images of you and your loved ones on your wedding day. Her photography preserves the important candid moments of laughter and happy tears, and therefore will allow you to look back on these memories for years to come.
Helen has a fun-loving and enthusiastic personality and always looks forward to being an important part of each couple's wedding day.
Helen's satisfied clients have left six five star reviews on her Hitched listing. One newlywed said, "Helen was brilliant from beginning to end. She came over and discussed our vision for our wedding day while offering her advice and guidance from her years of experience.
"She made us feel super comfortable on our initial engagement shoot, offering us just the right amount of direction meaning our photos looked natural and gorgeous. On the wedding day itself, Helen went above and beyond to make our dreams come true, stayed longer than required, ensured we got all the photos we had discussed and made all guests feel comfortable. Thank you Helen!"
7. Suzanne Mcfadzean Photography - Devon
Suzanne Mcfadzean is an experienced and composed wedding photographer based near Axminster-Devon. She uses a documentary-style approach to her photography and only takes on a limited number of bookings each year so that she can give each client the care and attention they deserve.
Suzanne believes that feeling comfortable with your wedding photographer is of the utmost importance. She will take the time to get to know you before your wedding day, enabling her to truly feel like a part of your celebrations on your wedding day.
Couples can choose from a range of short and all-day wedding photography packages, which include an online gallery of both colour and black and white images.
Suzanne has received 17 five star reviews on her Hitched listing, one of which says, "Top notch planning, communication, professionalism and enthusiasm mixed with a relaxed attitude and appropriate sense of humour has resulted in an exceptional record of our son and daughter-in-laws wedding, capturing the atmosphere perfectly. Thank you Suzie!"
8. Erron Russell Photography - Devon
Erron Russell Photography is a Devon-based photographer capturing natural, candid and beautiful snapshots of weddings and other milestone celebrations. His goal is to immortalize your newlywed moments, both the candid and the posed.
As well as wedding photography, couples can also enjoy a pre-wedding photo shoot, wedding videography and a physical photo album. Erron also has a list of other trusted suppliers, so if you need recommendations for hair and makeup, cakes and vegan catering, don't fear!
Erron's happy customers have left 16 glowing reviews on his Hitched listing. One newlywed commented, "We couldn't be happier with our photos - they really capture the essence of the day. Erron was super helpful and friendly before, during and after the event. Highly recommended!"
After receiving his Hitched Wedding Award, Erron said, "Having genuine customer feedback is key for every aspect of my business - I'm providing an important, one-chance service, so it's essential for me to know how my clients feel about that service to know what I do well, where I can improve and how to make sure I'm doing the best I can for my clients.
"Having recognition like the Hitched awards is a symbol of the successful, genuine relationships I've built with my clients that new couples really are noticing."
Best Wedding Photographers in Dorset
9. Ed Coleman Photography - Dorset
Based out of Weymouth, Ed Coleman is a wedding and event photographer who specialises in photojournalistic and fine art photography styles. He approaches each individual wedding celebration with fresh creative eyes and is willing to travel throughout Dorset, Hampshire, Somerset, Devon and Wiltshire.
On your wedding day itself, Ed will blend in seamlessly with your wedding party, remaining close to the action but never being intrusive. No matter what, your comfort comes first.
After the wedding, clients can expect to receive their high-resolution images via a private online gallery, fully ready to download and share.
Ed has received six five star reviews on his Hitched listing, with one Hitched user commenting, "Ed was very professional, organised and accommodating. He made us feel very comfortable and the quality of our photos was excellent! Ed did an amazing job, which was so important in making our day so special, and we would highly recommend him."
Ed was thrilled to receive a Hitched Wedding Award, saying, "'Being part of a couples most romantic day is an amazing honour and privilege, and this award is the motivation that I need to continue capturing those moments that will last a lifetime."
10. Azura Gold Photography - Dorset
Azura Gold Photography is a wedding photography duo made up of dream team Beth and Leanne. These talented photographers have a natural, golden and delicate style of photography which enhances and makes every little detail pop. The team loves to capture hidden details and retell each couple's timeless love story.
Couples can discuss their wedding vision with Leanne and Beth, who will meticulously plan their services, search for stunning backdrops, ease loved ones who suffer from camera shyness and make sure you feel your absolute best.
After the day is done, the team will craft a perfect keepsake album to immortalise your wedding memories.
Happy Hitched users have left eight five star reviews on the Azura Gold Photography listing. One satisfied newlywed said, "We were beyond blown away with our photos. From meeting with Leanne, to the wedding morning, to the final hour we honestly couldn’t have faulted the photographers, we had so many comments on how lovely and fab they were!
"And the photos - WOW! We will forever be grateful for these amazing photos to cherish."
11. Paul Thomas Heath Photography - Dorset
Paul Thomas Heath is a passionate and friendly professional wedding photographer based in Dorset. Paul takes great joy in being an important part of each couple's wedding day and capturing their love story through his lens.
Paul uses a reportage photography style to capture all the big and small candid moments of your day, as well as including formal photographs and group shots. He offers a number of wedding photography styles and only services one wedding a day, so you can be guaranteed to have his full attention!
From your pre-wedding preparations to your emotional first dance, Paul can be there to capture it all.
Paul is a popular choice with Hitched users, who have left an impressive 50 five star reviews on his listing. One happy client said, "From the second we met Paul, we knew he’d fit into our wedding perfectly- he’s professional, has great ideas and is really funny, which put me at ease on the morning of my wedding.
"All of our guests said that he was such a great photographer too. We’ve had some incredible photos and we couldn’t have got a better photographer. We highly recommend Paul."
After receiving a Hitched Wedding Award, Paul said, "Winning the Hitched Wedding Award in 2022 took me by absolute surprise. I absolutely love my job as a wedding photographer and to be recognised for my work really is the icing on the cake. I use feedback from my couples and peers constantly to improve the service I give, and I was so pleased to be included in the awards again in 2023.
"It makes me want to work even harder and be the best I can be for myself and my amazing couples."
12. White Chalet Studio - Dorset
White Chalet Studio is a wedding photography company owned and operated by photographer Veronika. Veronika's love of photography began in her childhood - by the age of 12, she had even managed to create her own darkroom in her parents' bathroom! Her passion for her craft remains as strong as ever and her work celebrates real people and the beautiful moments they share.
Veronika's photography is a combination of candid, natural shots and beautifully composed artistic images. As well as weddings, she also offers engagement, family and adventure sessions.
White Chalet Studio covers weddings across Dorset, Hampshire and beyond. Veronika offers couples full-day, half-day and micro wedding photography packages, all of which include a pre-wedding consultation, hundreds of photographs , professional editing and an online gallery.
Veronika has received 20 five star reviews on her Hitched listing, one of which says, "We really can’t thank Veronika enough for the brilliant photos she took at our wedding! She helped make the day so special and we love the photos that she has taken! She really captured the fun and happiness of the day. All of our guests commented on how lovely Veronika was and how easy she made it all.
"She worked so hard throughout the day and the photos are beautiful. She really put us at ease and nothing was too much trouble. We received a sample of photos the day after the wedding which really blew us away. Thank you again, Veronika!"
13. William Lane Photography - Dorset
Dorset-base William Lane Photography is a wedding photographer who is happy to cover weddings throughout the whole of the UK. Will adopts a photojournalistic-style approach to capturing weddings, and takes a laidback and casual approach on your wedding day, which enables all members of the wedding party to stay relaxed and focused.
Will has a sustainable business ethos, meaning that he tries to minimise his environmental impact by using pre-loved equipment and donating to environmental charities - the perfect choice for an eco-friendly wedding! He also aims to reduce his carbon footprint by not accepting assignments that require traveling outside the UK.
Will's happy couples have left 13 five star reviews on his Hitched listing. One newlywed commented, "Will is the most fantastic photographer! We are so impressed with our wedding photos, we asked for natural photos and Will captured our day perfectly. Will is professional and gave us great advice.
"Will slipped into the background - he captured so many special moments from our day and I highly recommend him- thank you so much Will for the amazing service and photos!"
Will was delighted to receive a Hitched Wedding Award, saying, "As a wedding photographer, I am nothing without the fantastic clients and other suppliers I work with. Ours is an industry of hard work but also of celebration, so to be recognised by receiving the Hitched Wedding Award was hugely validating and special.
"Reviews and word-of-mouth are priceless to wedding suppliers so to have such fantastic feedback from my couples has been very special and invaluable at helping me grow my business. I also need to thank Hitched for being such supportive partners and providing amazing service and lots of tools to help me out."
14. Steve Regan Photography - Dorset
Steve Regan Photography is a wedding photography duo made up of married couple Steve and Danielle. This dynamic duo are a fun, positive team who share a passion for people, romance and hard work.
These photographers specialise in crafting touching timeless photos that tell their clients' love stories. Steve is an experienced wedding photographer with many years of experience, and Danielle is an experienced wedding events coordinator who loves to provide couples with thoughtful keepsakes.
Couples can choose from a range of wedding photography packages, all of which include whole-day coverage and access to an online gallery. Based in Bournemouth, Danielle and Steve are willing to travel throughout the UK to make your wedding unforgettable.
Steve and Danielle have received five five star reviews on their Hitched listing, one of which reads, "Steve and Danielle were perfect start to finish. They really put us at ease going through all the details prior to our big day, super organised and most importantly captured our wedding better than we could have ever hope. Thanks again."
After receiving their Hitched Wedding Award, Steve and Danielle said, "We were thrilled to be named as one of the winners of the Hitched Wedding Awards for 2023. It really does mean a lot to us and our business so we would like to thank Hitched and all our wonderful couples over the years for working with us and giving us such great feedback!"
Best Wedding Photographers in Gloucestershire
15. Will Hartop Photography - Gloucestershire
if you're planning a ceremony in a beautiful Cotswolds wedding venue, then you have to check out Will Hartop. This Stroud-based photographer uses a relaxed documentary-style approach to his art, also using fine art to create impressive wedding images. Will is energetic, passionate and available to serve wedding celebrations throughout the UK and even further afield.
Will strikes a fine balance between capturing every magical moment of your day while also leaving you enough space to enjoy yourself. He offers up to 12 hours of coverage to make sure every candid laugh or tear is preserved. Your high-resolution images will be delivered via a USB drive after the big day.
Hitched users have awarded Will seven five star reviews on his listing, with one newlywed commenting, "Talented, personable & professional. I cannot recommend Will highly enough. He put us at ease straight away and has a fantastic eye for capturing natural shots. We absolutely love our wedding photos.
"Not only have our family & friends commented on how great the shots are, they all said how friendly & easy going Will was on the day. Thank you Will."
16. Janet Gow Photography - Gloucestershire
Gloucestershire-based Janet Gow Photographer is a skilled visual storyteller who offers customised services and stunning high-quality wedding images. She is available to photograph weddings across the UK and further afield.
Janet boasts an impressive 16 years' experience in the wedding photography biz, and she has a Licentiate in Wedding Photography from the Master Photographers Association. She uses her skills and qualifications to create galleries of natural, candid documentary-style photographs that accurately capture each couples individual relationship.
Janet offers a range of customised wedding packages - no matter what you're looking for, Janet's got you covered!
Janet has received 10 five star reviews on her Hitched listing, one of which reads, "We used Jan for our wedding at the end of August, and can't recommend her enough. Not only is she the loveliest person, but she captured every single magical moment of our day, even parts we didn't know happened. We really can't thank Jan enough for everything."
Best Wedding Photographers in Somerset
17. Beata Cosgrove Photography - Somerset
Looking for a sustainable wedding photographer? Beata Cosgrove Photographer could be the one for you. This award-winning photographer is based in Bath and offers personalised and bespoke photography to engaged couples, using natural techniques to capture the authenticity of the day.
Nearlyweds can enjoy a consultation with Beata before the big day, when they can discuss their wedding vision and unique story. Beata then uses this information to tailor her approach to each couples personal tastes and preferences.
Beata's images are timeless and tasteful, and she will also organise several posed shoots throughout the day to ensure you have a combination of emotional candids and traditional portraits. Beata also covers engagement sessions and other milestone occasions throughout Bath and Somerset.
Beth's satisfied clients have given her 15 five star reviews on her Hitched listing, including this one from a happy newlywed: "We would certainly recommend Beata. Her talent and unique eye for a photo has resulted in us having the most beautiful pictures and memories of our special day.
"She was thoughtful, professional and discreet throughout the day, and managed to sneak around to get the perfect pictures. Thank you Beata!"
18. Derryn Vranch Photos & Films - Somerset
You get the best of both worlds with Derryn Vranch Photos & Films. This hybrid photographer and videographer is based in Somerset and uses a photojournalistic style of photography, where he works unobtrusively to document guests and couples at their most natural and candid.
Derryn offers wedding bundles for added ease for couples planning their wedding. Photographs will be hosted on an online gallery of downloadable digital files, as well as purchasable keepsake albums and prints.
Happy Hitched users have left seven five star reviews on Derryn's Hitched listing, one of which says, "Derryn was an amazing photographer and we couldn't be happier with our wedding photos. He was friendly, polite and best of all patient, which we were extremely grateful for as we were being pulled left and right by our guests to congratulate us.
"He arrived dressed the part for a wedding and was laid back and talkative. Our wedding photos were sent to us the very next day and are all amazing, 100% recommend!"
19. Carlos Azevedo Photography - Somerset
Carlos Azevedo Photography is a South West-based wedding photographer with a reputation for offering fantastic wedding photography services and friendly, easy-going service. He's a storyteller at heart, and uses a relaxed and unobtrusive style to capture all the natural and candid moments of the day.
Carlos is also happy to provide several traditional posed wedding portraits, including family shots and couple shots.
Couples can choose between two great value wedding photography packages depending on their tastes and budget. Carlos is available to photography weddings across the UK and can happily travel to your location.
Carlos' happy customers have left six five star reviews on his Hitched listing. One newlywed said, "Carlos was our photographer for our wedding in Cornwall, August 2022. He was fantastic at his work and was very passionate throughout the day and a joy to be around. His knowledge was superb and he was able to think on the fly and suggest and take great shots.
"The end result was a professional gallery with hundreds of excellent photos which were of extremely high quality and resolution and clearly taken on a top tier camera. Carlos' communication before, during and after the wedding was superb and his presence and expertise added to our incredible day. Thanks Carlos."
20. Will and Sarah Photography - Somerset
Will and Sarah Photography are a wedding photography company based in Bridgwater, Somerset. Dynamic husband-and-wife duo Will and Sarah are friendly and outgoing, and specialise in authentic and creative documentary wedding photography.
Will and Sarah strive to capture each couple's day as it unfolds, and they cover weddings throughout Bristol, Bath. Somerset, Devon, Dorset, South Wales and beyond. They offers wedding photography bundles, which can include features such as a pre-wedding photo session, two photographers and a secure online gallery.
Will and Sarah have received six five star reviews on their Hitched listing, one of which reads, "Will & Sarah are honestly great and we can’t recommend them enough!
"They made us feel comfortable and attended to our wishes, they were incredible throughout the months leading to the wedding and then on the day itself! We got some awesome shots that we will cherish for life! Thank you Will & Sarah."
21. thefxworks - Somerset
Are you looking for a high-quality personalised service that will capture the unique beauty and emotions of your wedding day? If so, then you have to check out thefxworks. This award-winning wedding photographer specialises in candid, natural photography that both tells the story of your day and captures genuine emotions.
This talented team of photographers have a keen eye for detail and a commitment to excellence, which they use to create timeless photographs that couples can treasure for years to come.
Hitched users have left 12 glowing reviews on thefxworks' listing, with one happy newlywed saying, "Mike and Tracey left us with a stunning set of photos and a brilliantly edited video. The photos were beautifully shot but still with lots of candour and natural shots. The video editing was beautiful, capturing fantastic moments.
"What's more, they were incredibly helpful throughout the planning process and on the day itself- always friendly and responsive but totally unobtrusive during the day. Couldn't recommend them enough."
Best Wedding Photographers in Wiltshire
22. Alan Harding Photography - Wiltshire
Based in Warminster, Wiltshire. Alan Hardin Photography is an award-winning wedding photography who has been capturing wonderful and precious moments for over 20 years. Alan brings a unique blend of professionalism, unique artistry and personality, which he uses to create beautiful tear-jerking images.
Alan's documentary approach allows him to create a gallery of candid images, as well as as traditional posed wedding portraits, without interrupting the natural flow of your wedding celebration. Getting to know his couples is of the utmost importance to Alan, and weddings still make him giddy with excitement, even after 20 years in the business!
Happy Hitched users have awarded Alan six five star reviews on his Hitched listing. One client said, "Alan helped us capture those special moments from our big day, he made us feel completely at ease. He was extremely professional throughout and the end product was everything I’d hoped for and more. I’d highly recommend."
23. Ahuvi Wedding Photography - Wiltshire
Ahuvi Wedding Photography is owned and operated by Jonathan, a wedding photographer with over 12 years' experience in the business. Jonathan strives to blend seamlessly into the background where he can capture you and your wedding guests at your most natural and candid.
Jonathan's friendly and engaging manner instantly puts wedding guests at ease - he's even had guests asking which side of the family he's from!
Your unique wedding vision is Jonathan's priority, and he will produce any shots that you have on your wishlist. From your vows to your first dance, Jonathan will capture your milestone moments.
Ahuvi Wedding Photography is a popular choice with Hitched users, who have left 29 five star reviews on their listing. One satisfied newlywed said, "Jonathan was simply incredible. We kept him busy throughout the day, and whenever we needed the next shot, Jonathan was ready.
"He was great in his interactions with ourselves and our wedding guests and he truly contributed to making this a memorable day. Also, the photos he came back with are of very good quality and I wouldn't even consider going to someone for another event. Highly recommended."
Jonathan was delighted to receive a Hitched Wedding Award, saying, “Winning the Hitched Wedding Awards for the second year running has been truly a privilege. I mean, it’s obvious I absolutely love what I do, but it’s incredibly heart-warming to receive this kind of award knowing it’s based on the kind words of my wonderful couples.
"To them I am incredibly grateful - you make what I do all the more enjoyable.”
24. Alex Buckland Photography - Wiltshire
Alex Buckland Photography is a Wiltshire-based wedding photographer with over seven years' experience in the industry. He operates across the south of the UK capturing all the memories and moments that make weddings absolutely unique.
Alex is truly passionate about his craft and loves to meet new people and tell the story of their wedding day in a natural and relaxed way, packed full of creative moments. He likes to describe his approach as "more like a guest with a camera", emphasising his ability to blend into the background.
Alex offers a variety of wedding photography bundles, all of which include 500+ edited photographs, a pre-wedding consultation and full day coverage.
Alex has received 17 five star reviews from Hitched users, one of whom said, "We would 100% recommend Alex Buckland to anyone looking for a wedding photographer! He was a dream to work with for both our pre-wedding and wedding shoots, incredibly respectful to us and our guests, and produced the most outstanding wedding photos (couple, individual, group, and candid shots)!"
25. Old Blue Photography - Wiltshire
Old Blue Photography, better known as Stephie, is a documentary-style wedding photographer based in a small village on the outskirts of Marlborough, Wiltshire. She serves weddings throughout the counties of South West Britain and uses a natural, artistic and non-obtrusive wedding photography style.
From your ceremony to your reception, Stephie looks forward to capturing every celebration. She can also offer couples a pre-wedding consultation, an engagement session and full-day coverage.
If you're looking for a wedding photographer with a friendly and creative approach, then Stephie could be the one for you.
Happy Hitched users have left eight glowing reviews on Old Blue Photography's Hitched listing. One newlywed said, "We had the pleasure of having Stephie photograph our wedding in July 2022. From the first moment we spoke she was super attentive and interested in making our day special.
"She was very easy to work with and took the time to get to know us and our guests. The final product was really wonderful and we were so pleased with the moments that were captured. We would have no hesitation in recommending Stephie & Old Blue for your events photography."
26. Captured By Chris - Wiltshire
Captured by Chris is a professional wedding photographer based in the Cotswolds. Chris strives to create a calming atmosphere at your wedding, making it the ideal setting to create relaxed group photos and candid moments full of emotion and authenticity.
Chris believes that every couple and every wedding have their own story, which he aims to capture through his photography. He describes himself as a creative wedding photographer who has a passion for documentary candid style. He also pays close attention to the changing seasons throughout the UK and how they can impact his wedding photo ideas.
Chris has received 15 five star reviews on his Hitched listing, with one client commenting, "Chris was quick to respond to my enquiry and was able to offer me a package that suited our small relaxed wedding. He was friendly, engaged with the children for the photos and captured some lovely images for us. Thank you Chris."
After receiving his Hitched Wedding Award, Chris said, "From the bottom of my heart, thank you to all of my amazing couples who have left me reviews, worked with me in the past, and will continue to do so in the future. I am beyond thrilled to announce that I have won the Hitched Wedding Award 2023!
"I couldn't have done it without your support and trust in my work. Thank you for making my job such a joy. Here's to many more beautiful memories together."
27. Greg Shingler Photography - Wiltshire
Wiltshire-based Greg Shingler is a wedding photographer with over 10 years' experience in the business. He aims to document each wedding day in a natural and candid style while blending into the crowd to capture all the emotion and excitement of the celebration.
Couples who book Greg can choose between full day and part day photography coverage, and will receive a pre-wedding consultation, digital photos with full printing rights, a downloadable online gallery, as well as a personalised USB drive displayed in a beautifully crafted and personalised presentation box.
Greg's satisfied clients have left seven five star reviews on his Hitched listing. One newlywed said, "Greg was amazing, he’s was so efficient and captured every moment we wanted and more! We felt totally relaxed and trusted in him to get what was needed so we didn’t have to worry or think about anything on the day.
"The photos were beautiful and we are very happy and would highly recommend Greg! Thank you!"
Greg was thrilled to receive a Hitched Wedding Award, saying, "I'm thrilled to receive this wedding award from Hitched. I'm incredibly thankful to all of the wonderful couples who took the time to write a review and give such amazing feedback for my services."
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